Mint Pesto

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Buffy Hargett

Add a pop of color and garden-fresh flavor to any main-dish meat. This pesto is great over steak, chicken, lamb, pork, and fish. Simply top the meat after grilling, or just serve the pesto on the side.

Yield: Makes 1 cup
Total:
Recipe from Southern Living

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Recipe Time

Hands On: 10 Minutes
Total: 10 Minutes


Ingredients

  • 2 cups loosely packed fresh mint leaves
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Preparation

  1. Process all ingredients in a food processor until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides as needed.
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